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Andrew Martin: When politicians get down with the kids, there's no way back up

Nick Clegg's desert island discs don't reflect as well on him as he might hope

Keith Richards tells of 'unbearable' Mick Jagger

Keith Richards has revealed Johnny Depp was a frequent visitor to his home for two years before he twigged he was a Hollywood star.

A gift from Les Paul, with no strings attached: Musical pioneer's guitars up for auction

More than 100 signed instruments were intended for the world's biggest stars. But almost half were never claimed and are to go on sale

Album: Sheryl Crow,100 Miles from Memphis (Polydor)

100 Miles from Memphis heralds a shift in Sheryl Crow's approach, from bland country-tinged singer-songwriter to blue-eyed soul diva, a move she struggles to carry off with any conviction.

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Rock history for sale: UK's first 'country studio'

Richard Branson's former mansion, the birthplace of 'Tubular Bells', is on the market.

Terence Blacker: Nostalgia tends to conceal hypocrisy

A small lesson in the way history smooths the sharper edges and corners of the past is being played out at the Cannes Film Festival with the help of that much-loved father figure of the alternative establishment, Sir Mick Jagger.

Lowside of the Road, By Barney Hoskyns

Tom Waits is a notoriously difficult interviewee, and not only refused to be interviewed for this biography, but instructed Keith Richards, who's worked with Waits, not to let Hoskyns interview him either. Nevertheless, by talking to those of Waits' friends who were prepared to go on record, drawing on two magazine interviews he conducted with Waits in 1985 and 1999, and above all by detailed analysis of his songs, Hoskyns has put together a convincing portrait.

Keith Richards: 'I'm probably more aligned to Lucifer and the dark side'

Stories surrounding The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St have become the stuff of rock legend. As the 1972 classic is reissued, Keith Richards separates fact from fiction with Pierre Perrone

DJ Taylor: The art of running

How politicians grin, flatter and emote in an election race; mislaid memories of a rocker yet to run his course; why British literature seems slow out of the blocks; and Coe vs Ovett...and class

Soul survivor: Marianne Faithfull gets by with a little help from her friends on her latest album

It's taken the love and support of lots of people to get Marianne Faithfull to this point in her life; and yes, they've rallied round on her latest album. She talks to Deborah Orr, who's been a pal for years

Album: Marianne Faithfull, Easy Come, Easy Go (Dramatico)

Gutsy trouper that she is, Marianne Faithfull has always striven beyond the limitations of her voice, finding compensation in brave choices of material and intriguing settings

Magical mystery tour: Exhibition reveals unseen Beatles and Rolling Stones images

As their manager, Bob Bonis travelled America with The Beatles and Rolling Stones. Now his treasure trove of pictures is revealed for the first time.

Lowside of the Road: A life of Tom Waits

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